The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had CLAS Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CLAS Consultant
Rank 618 606 552
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -54
Contract jobs requiring a CLAS Consultant 33 18 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.035% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 43
Median daily rate £550 £575 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £633 £696
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £420 £575
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -26.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

CLAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured CLAS Consultant in the job title.

CLAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 26 £575 - 1
London -3 12 £550 -8.33%
South West +2 6 £575 +29.57% 1
Bristol +1 5 £575 +22.99%
South East -5 4 £850 +112.50%
Wales - 4 £550 -
Swansea - 4 £550 -
West Wales - 4 £550 -
North West - 3 £700 -
City of London - 3 £545 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire -7 1 £375 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £700 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £700 -

CLAS Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, CLAS Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring CLAS Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (92.68%) CLAS
2 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
3 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
4 19 (46.34%) Risk Management
5 17 (41.46%) Information Security
6 16 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (34.15%) CESG
7 14 (34.15%) CESG CLAS
8 13 (31.71%) RMADS
8 13 (31.71%) Information Assurance
9 11 (26.83%) Project Management
9 11 (26.83%) CESG Certified Professional
9 11 (26.83%) Government Security Classifications
10 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity Planning
10 9 (21.95%) BCP
10 9 (21.95%) CISSP
10 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
10 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (21.95%) Security Architecture
11 6 (14.63%) CISM
12 5 (12.20%) Scrum
13 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (9.76%) PKI
13 4 (9.76%) ISMS
13 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
14 3 (7.32%) Power BI
14 3 (7.32%) Firewall
14 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
14 3 (7.32%) VPN

CLAS Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
1 3 (7.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Power BI
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) CESG
1 14 (34.15%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Risk Management
2 17 (41.46%) Information Security
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (31.71%) Information Assurance
5 11 (26.83%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) BCP
6 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
6 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity Planning
6 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (21.95%) Security Architecture
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 4 (9.76%) ISMS
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.88%) Information Security Management
10 2 (4.88%) ITIL
10 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (92.68%) CLAS
2 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
3 25 (60.98%) SC Cleared
4 11 (26.83%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (21.95%) CISSP
6 6 (14.63%) CISM
7 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) Degree
9 1 (2.44%) CEH
9 1 (2.44%) CISA
9 1 (2.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (31.71%) RMADS
3 11 (26.83%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (4.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (4.88%) JSP 440
4 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.44%) GPG13
5 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
5 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft